Gerson Galdamez is named a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Research Scholar. He will focus on solutions for elder abuse intervention and prevention.
Category: Honors & Awards
The Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI) will host Paul Irving, chairman of the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging and distinguished scholar in residence at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, as the second DCI annual lecturer and the recipient of the DCI Life Journey Inspiration Award on October 24, 2017 on the Stanford campus.
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology PhD student Lauren Brown was recently honored for her poster presentation on telomeres, aging, and minority health by the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science.
Donna Benton, Director of the USC Family Caregiver Support Center, named as a 2017 “A Call for Boldness” Biddy Mason Unsung Shero Legacy Honoree by the Women's Group of Greater Los Angeles County.
A list of the nation’s leading voices in the field of aging published in Next Avenue includes USC Leonard Davis School Dean Pinchas Cohen and alumnae Gretchen Alkema and Kathy Black.
The gift honoring the school’s dean emeritus comes from a matching grant challenge issued by the Leonard and Sophie Davis Fund. Reginald Tucker-Seeley is named the inaugural chair holder.
USC Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan and Longevity students and alumni receive awards from the national and state branches of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
The two winning student projects explored how caregivers were more vulnerable to the Great Recession and how male and female flies differ in their responses to oxidative stress.
Two recent awards both recognize Professor Kelvin Davies of the USC Davis School of Gerontology for a lifetime of scientific achievement.
The protein MOTS-c may have the potential to stave off frailty and maintain muscle mass, says second-year PhD in Biology of Aging student and Glenn/AFAR Scholarship recipient Joseph Reynolds.